Dharma talk given by Amma Thanasanti at the Sacramento Buddhist Meditation Group.
Amma Thanasanti has meditated for 30 years and has been a Buddhist nun in the Theravada tradition for almost two decades, teaching intensive retreats since 1996. She is currently based in Colorado, pursuing her vision of monastic and lay practitioners working together to create viable practice communities. Visit her Awakening Truth website for more information.
September 8, 2016 Subject:
Waking everyone by connecting them to their society.
This is post modern 8 fold path discussion within a dharma village where the value of not disempowering from teachers that empower community connection is discussed well. Thought detachment during an average day in the moment by waking up to the present action as a way to lessen suffering was stressed. The talk followed with questions and answers. 1. How to create a safe society? 2. Isolation question concerning connection. 3. We are all empty to each other and working together. 4 What is social media's way to enlightenment? 5. Value trust and intentional action can be put into work conflicts. 6. How to deal with leaving a community. 7. The new way of being.